1:30 LRN Newscast March 31

Legal ramifications have come down on Rev. Tony Spell, the pastor at the helm of the Life Tabernacle Church in Central that has repeatedly defied the Governor’s ban on large gatherings.  Central Police Chief Roger Corcoran (Cork oh ran)  says Spell has now been summoned.

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AARP Louisiana is holding a Telephone Town Hall Meeting Wednesday to answer seniors concerns about the coronavirus. State Director Denise Bottcher says Dr. Benjamin Springgate with LSU Health Sciences will answer health-related questions and LaVonda Dobbs of 211 will also be on the call to speak about services that are available to seniors across the state.

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The latest numbers from The Louisiana Health Department reports over 12-hundred new cases and 54 additional deaths to bring our total COVID 19 cases to 5,237 and 239 deaths. Governor John Bel Edwards says since the state is showing no signs of flattening the curve, he plans to extend the stay at home order to April 30th.

Texas tightens restrictions on travelers from Louisiana.  Kevin Barnhart has the story.

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